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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Neocortex.
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  • Electrical synapse [r]: Anatomically specialized junction between two nerve cells at which an electrical current flows directly from one cell into the other. [e]
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  • Polymicrogyria [r]: A disorder in which the cortical surface resembles that of a road paved with cobblestones. [e]